- D-11 Community Education, featuring classes in cooking healthy, foreign languages, mah jongg, residential landscape design, photography, feng shui, ballroom and Latin dance, computers, reflexology and more. Call 520 -2384 for more.
Gold Party Fund-raiser, Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 125 North Gate Blvd. $50. Featuring live entertainment, hors d'oeuvres and drinks to raise money for the Western Museum of Mining and Industry. Thurs., Nov. 3, 6-9 p.m. Call 488-0880 or visit wmmi.org for more.
Karaoke Night Fundraiser, Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St. $12 includes appetizers and a drink ticket. The Pikes Peak Advertising Federation hosts a karaoke night and silent auction to benefit the UCCS Marketing Club's efforts to attend a national competition. Thurs., Nov. 3, 5-8 p.m. Call Kevin at 487-8512 for more.
"Cause for Celebration" Fundraiser, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $40. Featuring food and wine, a silent auction, six live music performers and more to benefit the Women's Resource Agency. Thurs., Nov. 3, 5-8 p.m. Call 471-3170 for more.
Labyrinth Celebration, First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain St. The celebration includes walking, dancing and drumming. Families are welcome. Thurs., Nov. 3, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 635-3549 for more.
Mental Health Poster Conference, 555 E. Pikes Peak Ave. The Colorado School of Professional Psychology presents relevant issues in mental health on Fri., Nov. 4, 2-5 p.m. Call 442-0505 for more.
Model Train Show and Swap Meet, Knights of Columbus Hall, 456 Marquette St., Security. $3. Layouts will be available for adults and children to operate. Learn about model trains, buy and sell pieces. Sat., Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Wade at 380-9060 for more.
Common Ground's Birthday Party, Covenant Fellowship Church, 6575 Oakwood Blvd. Free. Celebrate Common Ground's first birthday with food, prizes and cake. A church for people who have given up on church but still seek God. Sat., Nov. 5, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 660-7699 for more.
Yoga Marathon to Fight Childhood Obesity, Core Power Yoga, 623 N. Nevada Ave. This yoga marathon's proceeds will go toward helping obese teens at risk. Sat., Nov. 5, noon to 1 p.m. Call 477-9642 or visit yogamarathons.com for more.
Alley Cat Theatrics Benefit, Lon Chaney Theater, 221 E. Kiowa St. $15. Featuring hors d'oeuvres and a showing of Casablanca to benefit the children's theater group Alley Cat Theatrics. Sun., Nov. 6, 6:30-9 p.m. Call Cindy at 598-9981 for more.
Newborn Hope Benefit Luncheons, Broadmoor Hotel International Center, 1 Lake Ave. $65 per person. Featuring a luncheon and fashion show as well as a feature family that has benefited from the program. Newborn Hope is a volunteer organization that contributes to the advancement of maternal, fetus and neonatal healthcare and wellbeing. Nov. 7-8, 11 a.m. Call 439-1034 for reservations.
Goodwill Doll Sale, 2340F Montebello Square Drive. Free. Featuring Barbies, Madame Alexander dolls, Bratz, limited editions, collectors dolls and many, many more. Nov. 11-12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 635-483 for more.
Pine Creek Holiday Bazaar, Pine Creek High School, corner of North Powers Boulevard and Old Ranch Road. Free. Featuring crafters and artisans in 120 booths, to benefit the Pine Creek High School Band. Sat., Nov. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 488-6787 for more.
Japanese Bazaar and Culture Festival, Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Free. A Japanese cultural festival featuring dance, a kimono fashion show, koto music and a taiko drum performance. Sat., Nov. 12, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 266-0190 or visit jassc.org for more.
Anniversary Coronation XXX: A One Night Celebration of Tony, Emmy & Oscar, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Dr. $30 donation. Presented by the United Court of the Pikes Peak Empire. Sat., Nov. 12, doors at 5 p.m.; ball at 6 p.m. Visit ucppe.org or call Marc at 393-1330 or Dorian at 287-4961 for more.
Gingerbread & Jazz Gala, Historic Day Nursery, 104 E. Rio Grande St. $75. Child Nursery Centers celebrate their 108th year with this event featuring four live jazz groups, food in four different rooms and four bars. Sat., Nov. 12, 6:30-11 p.m. Call Adele at 632-1754 for more.
Fundraising Symposium, CC's Bemis Hall, 920 N. Cascade Ave. $75 and up. The Association of Fundraising Professionals hosts a symposium featuring author Tom Suddes who will present an action-packed session designed to change the way nonprofits think and raise money. Tues., Nov. 15, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit blacktie-colorado.com for more.
Mary Lou Retton at Breakfast of Champions, The Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave. Peak Vista Community Health Centers introduce their Breakfast of Champions featuring Wheaties and Mary Lou Retton as the keynote speaker. Wed., Nov. 16, 7:30-9 p.m. Call 228-6664 for reservations.